Re: Hybrid Machines

From: Greg Pettengill (
Date: Mon Dec 15 1997 - 13:09:19 EET

Terry Wohlers wrote:
> Yakov Horenstein wrote:
> > Maybe it's a dumb question, but how come no-one has come up with a
> combined
> > additive/subtractive fabricator?
> As I'm sure you're aware, Cubital and Sanders Prototype have combined these
> methods. Perhaps you're referring to the use of milling, drilling, etc.,
> to shape the object, versus flatten each layer. It is surprising that no
> one has tried this, ... or maybe someone has and failed.

Perhaps the issue is more that there are no software tools for doing
It is assumed in exsiting CAM systems that machining will be done as

Greg Pettengill
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